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reports from washington. >> reporter: it could be the largest leak of classified u.s. information ever. more than 90,000 documents of raw intelligence relating to the war in afghanistan now available for anyone to see on the website. the founder of the antiwar group says the document reveal abuses by u.s. and coalition forces and perhaps even war crimes. >> if governments don't like populations being upset they should treat them better, not conceal abuses. >> reporter: a official is calling the documents a mix of rumor and second hand information. they detail a variety of assessments about incidents over the last six years involving friendly fire, civilian casualties and intelligence officials from pakistan, a u.s. alley cooperating with taliban extremists. >> it is not the content as much as it is there are names, there are operations, there is logistics, there is sources, all of that information out in a public way has the potential, ed, to do harm. >> reporter: it wasn't necessary to have this out there and really it doesn't tell you that much more than we didn't already know, that
of the highest in the country, possibly due to the layoffs of thousands of temporary census workers. the u.s. senate it just approved another extension of unemployment benefits today for those unemployed americans. yesterday, president obama criticized republicans who have repeatedly voted against the measure. this morning, nancy pelosi said unemployment insurance is an important stimulus for the economy. >> it's responsible for citation of millions of jobs because people who get unemployment surance need it. they spend the money immediately. it injects demand into the economy and it creates jobs. >> reporter: today's vote happened after new senator goodwin was sworn in. he provided the 60th vote needed to break the filibuster. the house will take up the bill tomorrow. president obama is likely to sign it into law by week's end. >>> actress lindsay lohan is now playing the role of a jailhouse prisoner. [ chanting ] >>> protesters just staged a die-in outside the office of nancy pelosi. they say the issue is a matter of life or death. >>> will the bay area's cooler- than-normal temperatures c
more doubts about the war and prompt questions about u.s. stability to protect military secrets. there's also concern the documents could compromise information -- >> while i'm concerned about the disclosure of sensitive information from the battlefield that could potentially jeopardize individuals or operations, the fact is these documents don't reveal any issues that haven't already informed our public debate on afghanistan. >> the documents range from files on afghan civilian deaths to evidence of u.s./pakistani distrust including accusations that the pakistan intelligence agency is secretly assisting the taliban. >>> still ahead, a fight over windmills in a bay area city. and the bay area city is concerned about what may be going on at massage parlors. >>> steve paulson has the bay area forecast just ahead. >>> also -- >> reporter: and the first first smart parking meters are installed. >>> according to police, it started with an argument. one guy got stabbed three times. people in the group fled. officers are trying to identify them through muni surveillance videos. >>> high-tech
crashed at the capital killing all 152 people on board. the u.s. embassy says two americans were on board. the cause of the crash is not immediately clear. terrorism is not suspected. the plane was trying to land during cloudy and rainy weather. >>> the board of supervisor wrapped up month of heated debate over several proposals. this plan is expected to add more than 10,000 housing units as well as retail and commercial space. the pro-jeblght will mean -- project will mean as many as 25,000 jobs. >>> funding for the preservation of the historic hanger one is going to congress. the house subcommittee approved $10 million in funding. that is the full amount requested by representative from palo alto and it includes funding for the toxic siding. the bill must survive requests by the house and the senate. >>> hundreds of families are lining up in san jose today to register for a free backpack filled with school supplies. the line outside is long. the organizers are hoping to register about 1600 children, but they could get more registrations so they are asking for more donations. if you want
the strongest, consumer financial protection in history. >> with the stroke of a pen, the u.s. financial system has been reformed in significant ways. the story -- next on ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> good afternoon. topping our news this noontime, the alleged gunman involved in a shootout with chp officers on 580 in oakland will have his second court appearance delayed until this afternoon. 45-year-old byron williams is meeting with the public defender to discuss medical issues. it's not clear at this point what those issues might be. according to police, williams said he was traveling to san francisco sunday to start a revolution by targeting people at two nonprofits with progressive leaning. williams is scheduled to enter a plea today. he faces forecourts of attempted murder of a police officer -- he faces four counts of attempted murder of a police officer, among other charges. >>> we just got in information about a homicide in oakland regarding a virginia visitor. claudine wong has more on this developing story. >> reporter: we just walked out of the oakland police department where we
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